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. tahman bradley live in washington. >>> and rivers are rising across northern california this morning after three powerful storms blow through in less than a week. the latest round of flooding rain drenched the area yesterday, knocking down giant trees and leaving nearly 100,000 people without power. high winds overturned tractor trailers. abc's cecilia vega shows us what it looked like in california wine country. >> reporter: this is a storm that slammed the west coast from washington all the way down to the san francisco bay area. and this, take a look at it, one of the hardest hit regions, vineyards all over napa valley under water right now. >> a much dryer day is on tap across northern california, but just after midnight, get this, a fourth storm moving in with even more heavy rain. >> no rest for the weary there. >>> also, a major storm overseas is causing a mess of epic proportions on some roads in russia. early season snow all but shut down one of the main routes between moscow and st. petersburg over the weekend. some eyewitnesses said the traffic jam stretched nearly 125 mil
. the rain keeps coming in northern california. the third pacific storm unleashing floodwaters, knocking out power to thousands in san francisc francisco, sacramento and thousands of others. >> this thing just went up fast. real fast. we had previously had it gotten up high, but it hasn't gotten this bad. >> you live right here in the park? >> right there. >> right there. >> right there. i got my mom out. i took her down to a friend's house down the street. you never know with water like this what it will do. >> people are evacuating out of the park. people are trying to totally get out. i had to park up the hill and walk down the side hill to get in here. it's really, really, it's very bad in here. >> what a mess. rob marciano has been tracking the storms that have been soaking northern california. is there more rain on the way? >> there is. not today, today we get a break, but in some areas rivers and small streams are on the rise and another pulse of energy pointing its way right at northern california. it will be the fourth pulse of heavy wind, rain and snow coming into this area over a
northern california cannot catch a break. they are bracing for another drenching on top of the 20" of rain that has fallen in some places. the latest storm is the fur the to slam the region in just a week. the nonstop rain created sinkholes across northern california. this is one road that gave way. it sliced through the utility lines and the winds snapped trees and tower lines and left tens of thousands in the dark. in san francisco, officials say the rain overwhelmed the sewer lines and they had to release 80 million gallons of partly treated sewage into the bay. and now, this is rough out this. >> the last five days they have gotten in some cases close to 2' of rain. a lot of the areas in the mountains and the moisture is squeezed up across the mountains so close to 2' in a few areas. this is the mountains of northern and central california and they could see an additional 1" to 4" of the next round and cold temperatures in the east. but here is the next storm system, portions of oregon, northern california, and washington, you will, again, get an additional 1", 3" or 4" of rain and 1'
. >> brenda, thank you very much. >> and a fox news weather alert. people in parts of northern california and the pacific northwest dealing with dangerous amounts of rain. las of storms batthering the same region for days now, causing flooding. well, look at this. and raising fears now of mudslides, and dominic di-natale is live for us in petaluma, california and dominic, you're kind of in a lull right now, really a chance for people to brace for the next round and we know it's coming. >> absolutely. it will be round four, round three and the rain lashed down all nights into the earlier morning. by dawn, it was clear skies at the moment and that's because most of the rain headed south. a big concern, most of all was the city of napa, where back in 2005 it had such bad floods they were bracing themselves for more again. and the river is expect today peak around about now and this time they'll do better than they did in 2005. take a listen. >> because of the history of flooding in napa, we have a really good idea of where the water will come out first. we know there's some certain points
drenched the region. the third hit yesterday knocking out power to tens of thousands in northern california but the weather system was fast-moving. and the damage less than expected. >> reporter: high winds uprooted trees in citrus heights, california. and blew over a truck in san francisco. wind and rain pound the northern part of the state for the third time in less than a week. across the region some streets looked more like rivers. and thousands woke up without electricity after power lines snapped. in tahoe the rain turned to snow sunday morning. the national weather service said that kept the truckee river from flooding into homes. >> you live on a river, bad things can happen. i was being alert. >> reporter: but 2 1/2 hours south along the napa river people are still keeping a close eye on water levels. >> you never know with this river. it's iffy. you think it will go over and it won't then you don't and i want goes over. take as much precaution as you can. >> reporter: heavy rain fell at the oakland coliseum. forcing crews to sweep water offer the field before the raiders football
across the san francisco bay. >> be prepared. >> reporter: across northern california, swollen rivers threaten to flood cities like napa where sandbags are passed out and countless trees came crashing down. we saw this one fall before our eyes. how close did it come to you? >> within feet of my truck. >> reporter: we were driving down this highway in napa and this tree came crashing down in front of us. i want to show you how huge this tree is. take a look. a giant tree. i mean, the roots of this thing are four feet tall. now, there may be another storm later in the week after so much headache already. even santa in one city was forced to take refuge. one bright spot we saw in a gloomy day here in napa. when the tree fell down, the drivers kept pulling over to help clear it out of the roadway. after the man who was almost hit by it, he says he is headed tout buy a lottery ticket. >> thank you. and cecilia called the newsroom when that tree fell. right in front of the car today. glad she is okay too. ginger zee on the set tonight. these totals are staggering. >> they are. we expected a
mellon wealth management >>> welcome back. there is simply no relief in northern california. the storms keep on coming. four of them in less than a week. one death is attributed to this terrible weather. more rain is actually expected today. meteorologist rob marciano is tracking all of this from the cnn weather center in atlanta what do you have for us? >> more rain over saturated soil. that's the problem. once we get rid of this one, we should see more of a drying pattern. in some cases they have received almost two feet of rainfall in a six-day period. flood watches remain up from seattle to just -- just south of medford, across northern california for another three, four inches of rainfall today. storm warnings up as well. it will be windy, high wind warnings posted for some of the mountains and higher crests of the sierras and cascades. here is your first pulse of rainfall for today. fourth storm in less than a week. this is a double whammy. we get a pulse this morning in the form of rain and snow. a warmer pulse later on today. that will sink down to the south and grab the norther
. >> heather: wicked weather out west pounding parts of northern california for a second day in a row. the rain soaked area bracing for more stormy weather today. new warnings of potential mudslides and flash floods after yesterday's system washed out streets, brought down power lines, knocking out electricity to thousands. dominic is live for us with the latest. dominic? >> hi there. worst yet to come. this third storm coming through overnight tonight. no one really sure quite should have water it's going to drench the region with. we had two major storms come through that dumped so much, that we've seen flooding everywhere. first person reports coming in of probably being damaged, particularly down in fulsome where a park became flooded and the water gushed through people's homes. here is one of the residents affected by that. listen to what he saw. >> i don't have carpet. >> it clogged up the drain of the we had an unbelievable amount of rain coming down. >> it was unbelievably heavy in certain parts. it was so heavy that a utility driver crashed his truck into a traffic signal and was kille
's getting steered. right into northern california. it's called the pineapple express. are hawaii to here, round three. we'll get one on sunday. round three, the final round is just about here. after midnight we're all going to get very wet. several inches of rainfall for the north bay. anywhere from 1 to 2.5 inches of rainfall in and around the bay area. future cast, we get new information every hour. an inch and a half for santa cruz. inch and a half for redwood city. nearly two inches more in san rafel. nearly 2 inches of new rainfall by tomorrow evening. with the ground saturated we will see more urban flooding tomorrow than we did friday. less of an impact. still out there tomorrow. moving in tonight, it'll be a soaker. especially tomorrow morning. tomorrow afternoon, got a little bit of a break. actually get a big bit of a break. that's the last round. it'll be out of here by tomorrow afternoon. highs will be mild. might not have a chance to enjoy. it'll be wet as well. averages around 60. mountain view 63. campbell 63 degrees. very wet tomorrow morning. mid60s for pleasant hill. ri
that don't seem to quit. torrential rains and powerful winds sweeping across northern california one more time. thousands are without power. and rising floodwaters are threatening many more. still it could have been much worse. carter evans is in sonoma tonight. >> reporter: this was the last punch in a weather system that's been pounding california for five days. and it was supposed to be the worst. the rains came with a vengence, high winds uprooted trees and overturned trucks near san francisco. to the east colder temperatures turned heavy rain into snow, saving the mountain town of truckee from the predicted flooding. california's wine country had also braced for the worst. >> the water was coming very fast and furious but the cole vert system that we've created was able to take that extra water and get it safely through town with jill techel says her town has spent more than $250 million over 20 years to protect the flood-prone city. for this storm it worked. >> that whole area of town would have been closed. we would have had to evacuate everyone out. >> but down the road in sonoma.
california. and we are looking at moderate rain at this time across northern california into southwestern oregon and also up in the seattle and the coast of washington state. now tomorrow we are actually going to see even heavier rain start to move in. we have already had reports of about 8 to 10 inches of rainfall already from the past few storms we've already seen. but we've also gotten reports of wind gusts up to 60 to more than 80-mile-per-hour. and we're going to see more of the same if not a little more intense as we go into sunday morning. additional rainfall totals on top of the 8 to 10 inches on the ground could be an additional 5 to 6, 7 inches of rainfall out of what we'll see tomorrow morning. we have the series of storms moving into the west coast. then it's a totally different story right in the middle of the country. we're also talking about record-break heat today. down into dallas and also into san antonio where temperatures should get into the upper 70s and lower 80s. that's about 20 degrees warmer than average for this first day of december. the only cool spot really is
. >>> pouring rain and heavy storms are heading to nevada after pounding much of northern california. many rivers are expected to crest above flood stage. the rain may be too much, especially in one mountain town. let's go live to miguel almaguer. look at the raging waters behind you. >> reporter: what a difference a day makes. we got here yesterday afternoon and the water level was almost this high. we didn't see the rapids coming down this river and this is not at crest. we're told this river at least in had this area right here in downtown truckee will not flood. it's not expected to flood, but that doesn't mean it won't overflow. here in the county, a state of emergency has been issued. this is the third punch in a series of storms that have hammered the west. we have seen rain, wind and snow. but the big concern, not just here in truckee, but all across the state is localized flooding. it straddles between california and nevada. it runs 121 miles long. there's a lot of area they are concerned about. it may reach above flood stage. so they may be in a dicey situation later on this afte
: dangerous weather in northern california. three days of nonstop rain will impact areas already prone to flooding and mudslides. plus, a couple lucky to be alive after a 100-foot tree smashes their car. police say the weather may have had nothing to do with this jon: prince william and kate middleton are officially pregnant. reporter: yes, the rumors have been swirling. they have decided that there has been no official confirmation, but all of the talk had been about kate middleton's new hairstyle the last couple of days. but the palace was rather forced to announce the pregnancy. she has a cute morning sickness, hypermedia scribe. last week, we seem the duchess of cambridge out and about on several very public engagements. she also visited the city of cambridge, after which their title comes from looking very glowing and happy. no signs that she was suffering, she must've been doing. very early stages of the pregnancy. we don't know if it will be a boy or girl, but either way, that child will be next in line for the throne after prince william. >> it sounds like a spell from a harry
hand. >> rick: we begin with a fox news extreme weather alert out of northern california. they're now being slammed there by another in a series of severe storms that have already killed one person. the region already dealing with flash floods, mud slides, downed trees, power lines. people there say they've never seen anything like it. >> i haven't seen this in many years. this much water running through my property. that water runup should not come on our property. they have to have holding ponds or some sort of drainage in place to divert or what have you, from my property 'cause it's just below there. >> rick: dominic is live in california with the very latest. dominic? >> hey there, rick. suddenly round three tonight and we're going to see the heaviest rain since this began on wednesday. in fact, possibly more rainfalling tonight than the last two storms combined, believe it or not. it could be as much as ten inches of rain that falls in parts 6789 we've already seen mud slides in certain parts of california. in two areas block off highways, also partly destroying some homes. one
coming down. rivers going up. >> nearly 20 inches of rain have fallen from northern california to washington. and after a brief break today, yet another storm will soon be on the way. abc's cecilia vega is in the midst of it all. >> reporter: it was a one, two, three, punch. three storms in less than one week plowing down on the west coast. the latest one dropping up to an inch of rain per hour in some spots. 45-mile-an-hour wind gusts, and this was the result. nearly 100,000 people without power. homes flooded. roofs smashed. cars under water. even big rigs overturned. temporarily closing this bridge, a crucial artery across the san francisco bay. >> listen to what everybody's telling you. be prepared. >> reporter: across northern california, swollen rivers threatened to flood cities like napa where thousands of sandbags were passed out and countless trees came crashing down. we were driving down this highway here in napa, and this tree literally came crashing down in front of us. i want to show you how huge the tree is. take a look. a giant tree. i mean the roots of this thin
the water in some spots. swells are expected to be 14 to 16 feet along the northern california coast. and high surf is also predicted as you can see here in southern california. surfers out in manhattan beach put on quite the show today. >> it's pretty incredible. it's exciting to watch. pretty amazing. >> very big. fun to watch the surfers go. >> lifeguards in some southern california beaches say in addition to the high surf there are high bacterial levels and they're trying to keep folks out of the water. anthony slaughter has look at what's going on around here. there is a big storm coming our way. >> look at those guys surf. it looks so incredible. in fact it's very dangerous, especially with this system coming in. it's got high tide. we've also got high surf and also high winds. i mean really we're getting everything with this storm system minus the heavy snow. but of course, if you're a skier you'll have your chance i'm sure in the next couple of months to go. in the short term of things you can see rain pounding the coast as we speak. the heaviest of stuff has pushed through t
"starting point" this morning is those pacific storms in northern california. third one in five days from san francisco to sacramento, floodwaters and fierce winds have been knocking out power to thousands of people. some people who lived in the areas for decades say they have never seen anything like this. >> thing just went up fast. >> we've had previously where it's gotten up real high but hasn't gotten this bad. >> do you live right here in the park? >> right here. >> right here? yeah, right there. i got my mom out. i took her down to a friend's house down the street because you never know if water like this what it's going to do. >> people are evacuating out of the cars, and as you see, you can't get out. i had to march up the hill and walk down the side hill to get in here. so it's really, really very bad. >> rob marciano is tracking the storms from the cnn weather center in atlanta. how is it looking in the near future, rob? >> well, a bit of a break today, soledad. more rain coming tomorrow. you saw the folks dealing with the rain about fall, cars driving through it. the rivers ru
in northern california. >> and reaction from the bay area's gay community as the battle over same sex marriage heads to the supreme court. >> complete bay your news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome. it's saturday december 8th. >> cold start to the weekend. let's check in with rosemary. foggy. >> right. you foggy for some, frigid for most and slightly warmer by the afternoon. we are waking up with mostly clear skies, some of us to near freezing and some of that fog is dense. i will take a look at it coming up. >> two teens were arrested overnight after a pipe bomb was set off inside a mailbox in a neighborhood. we are live now with more on the damage caused. >> reporter: it all started a report about an explosion in pleasant hill, close to the sun valley mall. what exploded was a pipe bomb somebody putin side that mailbox. that's what is left of it. nobody in the neighborhood was hurt but several residents reported seeing a red suv leaving the area. police spotted that suv outside college park high school and found another pipe bomb inside the vehi
. >> three more northern california football teams earned the real estate ; right? to play their southern california counterparts for the state championship in the sacramento previously undefeated folsom got to see what de la salle is about in the open division game. the spartans led 13-0, just five minutes into the game. folsom came into the athaveraging near nearly 47 points. de la salle led 28-7 at the half and it was more the same in the second half . the game was so lopsided they went to a running clock in the 4th quarter. de la salle plays in state's open division chance after the 49-15 win. >>> in other regional finals the eagles were edged by oakdale in the division 2 finals and marin catholic will represent after holding sutter to a touchdown. >>> today's san francisco city college lost to bakersfield in the community college championship, 35-14 as bakersfield wins it all for the first time in school history. >>> well for the fourth time manny pacquiao and marquez meet and this one might have pacquiao questionion to continue husband career. pacquiao was knocked out and down for u
as did residents ofoss northern california. nd with good reason days of andng wind and torrential rain uprooted trees, knocked out >> power and caused floods. atlost everything. >> reporter: residents at this mobile ramentohome park near sacramento wee start their week cleaning up from floodwater that forced es onto leave their homes on sunday. trailerst went from trailer to trailer to make sure everybody was out. >> reporter: in wine country, rivers raged. ragehe flood prone city of napa was spared. be mayor says that's because overspent $250 million over the r st 20 years to keep the nearby napa river out of city streets. er the water was coming very fast and furious. but the culvert system we've teated was able to take that extra water and get it safely through town. th reporter: most of the flooding was confined to finedultural areas like this ltural arunty vineyard owned by s muchrson. >> that was under as much as six waet of water. noteporter: but he's not worried. grateft, he's grateful. > this just recharges our water supply and makes it better for next year's potential growth.
for two rivers in northern california. russian river is expected to overflow the banks today. napa river could flood by tomorrow. they issued the flash flood warnings for two counties. earlier storms knocked out power to thousands. >> shannon: we're less than 30 minutes from kickoff in kansas city, missouri. yesterday arrowhead stadium was the site of belcher's suicide. shortly before that police say he killed his girlfriend. from the affiliate, live in kansas city with the latest. >> reporter: well, it looks like a normal sunday of chiefs football. there is a dark cloud over the sea of kansas city chiefs red. they have been tailgating since 9:00 this morning. many finish cooking on the grill and the talk of chiefs player belcher killing his girlfriends perkins and then killing himself is permeating throughout the parking lot. kansas city police were called to the home of bellsh saturday morning after someone called 911 to report that he shot his live-in girlfriend and mother of his 3-month-old daughter. 30 minutes late every, police say belcher killed himself outside the chiefs' practic
you've got yet another powerful rainstorm that is bearing down on northern california. in fact this is the area's fourth big storm in less than a week. can you imagine? can you imagine? the severe weather is causing damaging floods there and prompting massive sinkholes to open up in two separate communities. listen. >> oh, my god. we're lucky we are alive. >> i lost half my pictures, man. >> it don't have to happen to me twice, i'm out of here. martha: what is going on in the world, mother nature reeking a lot of havoc. claudia cowan is live. these storms have left their mark on the bay area. >> they really have, martha, we had a bit of a break in the weather yesterday. that gave work crews out here in laugh tpaoeuette a jum hereinaftehere here a jump start to fix this. it will take months to fix this giant sinkhole that opened up and sunday, it is 80 feet long, 15 feet deep. folks who live along the street will have to find ways to detour around it probably until next spring. a creek that runs underneath this street flooded because of all the intense storms, filled up with tre
and it is it a long system. rain falling over northern california for the most part, forecasters say some areas could get soaked for day to come and dozens of inches falling. wow . it is it because of what they call an atmospheric river of jet stream ofure in the pacific office carrying wave after wave of storms on the west coast. donna is live in cloudy california. dominic? >> the latest in the freaky stream of rains should dump twice as much as the last storm that came through here if not the two combined. it will start in the early morning and peaking at 5:00 a.m. on sunday. we are expecting a deluge. they are concerned about mudslides because of the summer we had wildfires and now it is soterated by the water. so much that is expected to come on saturday night and sunday. they think it will loozen up the earth and they will see mud and deand damaging the property through the valley. >> what are the doing to prepare for it is not each halfway over. >> absolutely. it is not just sunday. it will go on throughout the week. pg&e is dispatching mobile command sister-in-law where by engineers and specia
and the forecast when we >> another major storm is moving into northern california right now. you are looking at live doppler 7hd. meteorologist leigh glaser is tracking the storm and will be back in a few minutes with a look at the forecast. i'm ama daetz. the big turn tonight, flooding, sergio quintana is live in napa where they're keeping an eye on the river level. >> the most rain is supposed to come down tomorrow morning but the napa river is expected to get to its highest point sometime tomorrow afternoon but those rains have already started causing problems around tonight tonight. on redwood road, two trees came down, taking a powerline with them, knocking out electricity for 50 pg&e customers and it turned what usually would have been a five-mint -- five-mint drive into a longer detour. residents are filling sandbags to shore up their properties. one resident says he bought his home a few years ago, but back in 2005 the flood did some serious damage to that property. those flood caused tens of millions of daryls in damage the area. the heaviest rain here in the napa area are forecast
and the forecast when we pi@$@ t)t"ñ >> another major storm is moving into northern california right now. you are looking at live doppler 7hd. meteorologist leigh glaser is tracking the storm and will be back in a few minutes with a look at the forecast. i'm ama daetz. the big turn tonight, flooding, sergio quintana is live in napa where they're keeping an eye on the river level. >> the most rain is supposed to come down tomorrow morning but the napa river is expected to get to its highest point sometime tomorrow afternoon but those rains have already started causing problems around tonight tonight. on redwood road, two trees came down, taking a powerline with them, knocking out electricity for 50 pg&e customers and it turned what usually would have been a five-mint -- five-mint drive into a longer detour. residents are filling sandbags to shore up their properties. one resident says he bought his home a few years ago, but back in 2005 the flood did some serious damage to that property. those flood caused tens of millions of daryls in damage the area. the heaviest rain here in the napa area a
at how much we have already had. over a foot of rain in some northern california areas, brandy creek, whispering pines. even parts of oregon 8.77 inches already. we're about to get more. look at the video they were preparing in napa. you can see that the russian river is forecast to crest today. flooding is the first issue. then, winds. reno, nevada, big problems on the roadway. high-profile vehicles traveling get a 70 miles per hour gust, it guz done. some of the mountain passes in the sierras could easily see 100-plus mile-per-hour winds today. the first threat is rain, we're talking about flooding. how much more rain? anywhere from 4 to 8 inches. you can see right here in the red area, reno is involved. redding is in the purple. and this, even though same colors used here, the wind gusts, look at how south, it goes to los angeles, great falls, montana. lot of places not only just talking about that but the snow. and the snow, the snow levels have come down, starting to see a little bit more of that freezing. sun valley, jackson hole and mount baker, all going to get in that foot a
to built a delta tunnel to ship northern california water south. in the newsroom, mark matthews, abc7 news. >> we have breaking news from san francisco right now. one person is confirmed dead after a multi-car crash on northbound 280 near the eastmoor exit. two trucks and a car is involved. the chp is on the scene right now. all lanes there are blocked. we will keep you updated and we don't know if this was storm related or not, but we do know there's a high wind advisory out there and that it's raining like crazy. >> and the south bay just at about 1500 feet, wind gusts to 63 miles an hour. at the surface we are at 30 to 45 miles an hour, no problem. up in the north bay the-rest rain continues to be there. as we head outside this is the south way right now where lighter returns in san jose with 63 degrees, southeast winds and gusting to 74. go up a couple hundred feet or a thousand feet and you are getting close to hurricane force winds. up in napa you see the wind blowing the rain sideways there. not only do we have this the next several hours, it is still locked up in the extreme north
the recent string of storms. most now but shepard it's likely many folks in northern california are keeping their flashlights handy in case storm number 4 gets nativitiy. >> shepard: looks like you are losing a signal. be careful out there. a zombie fest at a middle school. that's the way one student describes the scene after a mood relaxer somehow ended up on the cafeteria menu. it happened at a school in northern new jersey. officials say there several kids got stick after drinking anti-energy drink. they call it marley's mellow mood. a reference to the late reggae icon, of course, the label claims it uses all natural ingredients to help people chill until the next episode. instead, kids at the school say it created a panic. >> some people like spit up and threw up. >> very drowsy and lethargic. >> everyone was going crazy about the new drink and how it's like this drink is great and everyone was buying it. >> bill: and then they wanted doritos the drink's label cautions it is not for kids. now parents are asking why the school sold it to students as young as 11. school officials have now
the strongest, fastest, most powerful storm tracking system in northern california. from sky 7 hd you can see our exclusive live 7 hd high above the mountain. it's farther west than any other doppler radar in the bay area. the national weather service's doppler is more than 100 miles south in the santa cruz mountains. together we track the storms as they move through the bay area. when rain is approaching. abc7 knows who will be impacted first. live doppler 7 hd is so powerful it can scan hundreds of miles in seconds and pick up even a trace of precipitation in your neighborhood. the national weather service predicts a dryer and warmer than average winter in california because of the el nino. that's when the temperature of the pacific ocean near the equator rises slightly during a three-month period. the warmer the water, the higher the chance of rain in the bay area. as the doppler tracks rain in the bay area, we are able to tell you how it turns to snow in the sierra. conditions for skiers have been great this time of the year. some ski resorts opened last month and have already seen three
, elizabeth. >>> northern california's cleaning up from a series of storms. the latest packing gale force winds and dropping as much as 15 inches of rain in the coastal mountains. there was flooding in some areas. hundreds of flights were canceled. hundreds of thousands of people were left without power. cnn's meteorologist chad myers has the latest from the cnn severe weather center. chad, these powerful storms in les less than a week. could it have been a whole lot worse? >> certainly. and there will be. there are four more storms to come. we had three. one comes form tomorrow and three lined up like planes heading into an international airport. this is going to be a wet week. 23 inches of rain. not snow. we've had feet of snow in the higher elevations. but 23 inches of rain in spots that has to all run off. now the ground's saturated. it's going to run off every time it rains again. talked about power outages. look at this. this is category 2, 3, 4 wind gusts here in parts of california in the highest of elevations knocking trees down, knocking power lines down as well. backing up to l
lecture. ainsleainsley earhardt standing. >>> northern california will get no break from the wet and windy weather tomorrow. another significant system expected to move in, dumping rain on the area tomorrow through wednesday. heavy downpours for the past five days dropping 15 to 20 inches of rain pushing rivers over their banks. meteorologists predicting torrential rain tomorrow across the sierras. >>> one of the nation's largest teachers unions proposing a tough exam that teachers have to pass before entering their profession. a new report by the american federation of teachers says the exam would produce more qualified educators. the aft saying they don't want to just wait and see if a teacher's students will sink or swim. the test being compared to the bar exam for lawyers. i'm ainsley earhardt. back to on the record with greta. >> greta: political football. broadcaster bob costas using last night's halftime show to lecture sports fans about gun control. his speech sparked by the murder-suicide involving kansas city chiefs player jovan belcher. >> our current gun which you will yocultur
. >>> northern california bracing for a round of wet and wild weather today. after getting battered by three storms in the past week, this latest system could dump another 5 inches of rain. thousands of people are still without power after sunday's storm. >>> the windy city has been anything but windy these days. chicago is in the middle of a warm spell that feels a lot more like june than december. what is the guy doing wearing a packers' jersey downtown. shot up to 70 allowing chicagoans to abandon gear for shirts, t-shirts, bicycles. a little nom is day. cooler today. well above normal the i leave a year ago it's been warmer in chicago than it ever has been. >> nothing like a mild start to winter. that's what i am talking about. enjoy it, chicago, because you know it won't last. >> last winter was mild. >> for chicago standard. for chicago standard. >> for chicago. yes. >>> here's a look at your weather. showers and thunderstorms from houston to cleveland and nashville. the storms are going to move east to atlanta and pittsburgh. rain in the pacific northwest. up to a foot in the rockies,
and the next storm moving into northern california and this one is a very strong one. very significant rain will fall here, some areas eight inches of rain and a lot of the rivers in central california concerned about flooding for today and tonight. and this storm storms by tomorrow, and another one comes in on tuesday, wednesday, lingers a little into thursday and then dry things out and this is the most potent of all and mostly rain, another warm system, but a steady stream of tropical moisture and it will bring light showers throughout parts of the ohio valley, to the great lakes, tonight and this afternoon. and behind it, temps are going to warm up a lot. in fact, today, the temps are extremely warm, across most of the country and pretty much the entire country is above where your average temps are this time of year and tomorrow, we'll see this heat builds further, getting to 61, dleefld, and # 66. and usually we're counting the days to christmas and shopping days left. not this year, the countdown to the fiscal cliff, thanks to our leftist leaders. >> usually count down to christmas, b
weather. by tonight, the next 48 hours, the possibility of more rain, northern california. oregon and washington are going to get a good soaking out of this one. that's the weather around the nation. that wasn't a real board. >> all of america's weather was brought to you proudly by the u.s. postal service. elizabeth, amazing. >> it is amazing. thanks so much, sam. >>> now, to our very special guest heidi klum. she's the host of the hit show "project runway" and it was a big weekend for heidi who celebrated her famous haunted halloween party and she was forced to postpone it because of sandy. she's here with us. good morning. >> hello. >> i'm marveling over those shoes which lara needs your help. >> they're not easy to walk in. i always literally try to take it to a new level. >> you did in this case. in the past years, you've dressed up as an ape, a crow, a hindu goddess and cleopatra this year. >> i did one in new york, a monkey, i also did it in las vegas i was the invisible woman. basically you'd see when you take the skin off how the body looks underneath with the veins. you
coast you can see a lot of flooding a lot of heavy snow over the weekend. it is across northern cases of california. the frontal system will be bringing in showers across the interior portions of the northeast across the great lakes down into portions of missouri. >> thank you very much maria. >> it is time now to entertain this. >> well, he must have been in heaven justin bieber starring in a new music video with the victoria secret angels. >> i like that. bieber one of the performers at the annual fashion show. yes, mark the time down 7:30 eastern angels lindsay ellington and harrah heather ton will be on fox and friends with a sneak peek before it airs tonight. >> he is the chicago bears biggest and most adorable fan that is juliana and bill's son baby duke. he shared the precious pick on twitter. >> oo football fan nick lachey really get kicked out of the cincinnati bengals chargers game for trash talking? he took to twitter to set it straight. for the record i was not kicked out of the charges's game for excessive trash talking. no that honor belonged to the guy in front of me. >
to northern california, also oregon, washington state, getting soaked again by the fourth storm just since wednesday. this dangerous weather made for pretty scary situation for an oregon couple. look at this. see this car? looks like half a car now. narrowly escaped being crushed by a tree. >> it is a miracle. it is hard to believe still that we were in there. that's our car. or was. >> wow. some places have seen nearly two feet of rain in just this past week. dan simon is in lafayette, california. just northeast of oakland, where there is this huge, huge sinkhole. i'm guessing you're standing somewhere near it, dan. show me what it is and how they're going to fix it. >> reporter: yeah, hey, brook, we're standing in the middle of this enormous sinkhole in lafayette, california, about 20 miles east of san francisco. you can see some of the crews here clearing away the debris. let me explain to you how this happened. there is actually a creek that runs underneath this, or it did. and it basically got clogged and it tore away all the dirt, all the mud, and with it brought down the street. you
crash in northern mexico yesterday. and ntsb are sending a team there to find out the cause of the crash. now the california born singer from long beach, california, also mother of five. was known for speaking frankly with the public about her personal struggles. she sold estimated 15 million records worldwide. she was 43 years old. the other person is a navy seal. 28-year-old petty officer first class nicolas check from pennsylvania. member of seal team six and killed over the weekend? the rescue mission in afghanistan. which successly freed an american doctor who had been kidnapped by the taliban. godspeed to them both. >> bob: absolutely. >> kimberly: bob? >> bob: well didn't cover it on five five, which surprises me -- on "the five" which surprises me. a report was out we covered 40,000 -- we created 140,000 new jobs. the obama recovery is roaring and we are going have a great couple three years. >> dana: how many people left the workforce >> bob: i have no idea. >> dana: why does it matter? that's why the unemployment rate went down. >> bob: you are all so pessimistic be. upbeat. >>
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